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A Few Design Perspectives on One-on-One Digital Classroom Environment
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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Volume 21, Number 3, ISSN 1365-2729 Publisher: Wiley

Abstract

"1:1" educational computing refers to a scenario where every student in a group or class uses a computing device equipped with wireless communication capability to conduct a learning task. This paper, drawing from design experiences with our digital classroom environment series and other studies, attempts to describe a few valuable "1:1" design perspectives for educational computing inside the classroom. We try to describe the major components of the "1:1" digital classroom environment and classify the most important component, student devices, according to a set of features. Furthermore, based on the notion of computing affordance, a set of communication affordances are described. This set underpins three basic educational activities, namely: teacher-directed instruction, small group learning and individual learning. Finally, scenarios are exemplified for a few typical educational computing devices. This study concludes with a discussion of short- and long-term research possibilities.

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Liang, J.K., Liu, T.C., Wang, H.Y., Chang, B., Deng, Y.C., Yang, J.C., Chou, C.Y., Ko, H.W., Yang, S. & Chan, T.W. (2005). A Few Design Perspectives on One-on-One Digital Classroom Environment. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 21(3), 181-189. Wiley. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from .

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